CRIMINAL DEFENSEPhysically Violent Crimes

WHAT WE DOCharged with a violent crime? We'll protect your rights.

A felony charge can mean serious consequences, including a lengthy prison sentence. If you have been charged with a violent crime such as murder, manslaughter, armed robbery or aggravated assault you need to secure the representation of a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

Physically violent crimes include assault, assault on a female, assault with a deadly weapon, communicating threats, and domestic violence crimes.

Defending the rights of individuals accused of committing violent crimes

In situations involving violent crimes, investigators will most often suspect family members, friends, romantic partners, or co-workers first. This is because violent crimes usually involve some sort of emotional attachment to the victim. Because of this, police may frequently overlook alternative leads, suspects, and other important evidence.

Don’t let yourself become a suspect in a crime in which you were not involved based solely on circumstantial evidence. Contact The Law Offices of Ronald J. Shook immediately so that we can assist you in maintaining your innocence.

In cases involving violence, remaining silent is your best option. Attempting to explain yourself to police can often shift suspicion onto you, and anything that you say may later be used against you at trial. Please remember that if you have been arrested, or you are being investigated for a violent crime, remain silent, and ask for a lawyer.

Attorney Shook is prepared to aggressively defend you against criminal charges, including:

  • Murder or homicide
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Aggravated assault and aggravated battery
  • Assault on Government Officer (including Police Officers)
  • Robbery with a dangerous weapon
  • Common law robbery
  • Burglary
  • Breaking and entering
  • Weapons offenses
  • Kidnapping
  • Domestic violence
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Gang violence
  • Carjacking
  • Resisting arrest or fleeing from an officer

Your case is important to you. When experience counts.

Call 704-671-2390 or email us to schedule a consultation with our Mecklenburg or Gaston County manslaughter lawyer.

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The Law Offices of
Ronald J. Shook

121 E. Main Ave, Gastonia NC 28052

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Attorney Ronald J. Shook provides clients at our firm with strong, competent representation based on hard work, determination, and a desire to do the right thing.

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